Book review: My Friend Anna

Story of Soho grifter makes a compelling summer read

11th August, 2019
Book review: My Friend Anna
Anna Sorokin during her trial in New York earlier this year: she is currently serving a prison sentence of four to 12 years Pic: Shutterstock

MEMOIR: My Friend Anna, By Rachel DeLoache Williams, Quercus, €19.55

In May 2017, Rachel Williams, a young photo editor at Vanity Fair, went on a holiday that would change – and almost destroy – her life. She travelled to Morocco to stay in a luxurious private villa as the guest of her friend Anna Delvey, a German heiress and would-be mover and shaker in the New York art world. But when the villa...

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